All posts by Ken Pishna

Chad Mendes Leaves UFC 157 Behind, Steps on...

Feb 12, 2013NoNo Comments970 Views

Chad Mendes recently lost his spot on the UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche fight card slated for Feb. 23 in Anaheim, Calif., but he’s already

Miesha Tate vs Cat Zingano

UFC Adds Its Second Women’s Bout: Mie...

Feb 11, 2013NoNo Comments2044 Views

Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche square off at UFC 157 next week to usher the era of women’s MMA into the Octagon, but UFC officials

Done Playing the Waiting Game, Dan Henderso...

Feb 11, 2013NoNo Comments1104 Views

Having found himself out of the Octagon for more than 15 months, Dan Henderson is done playing the waiting game, as he embraces fight against

Cris Cyborg Asks UFC for Release from Contr...

Feb 09, 2013NoNo Comments4528 Views

Cris "Cyborg" Santos' manager, Tito Ortiz, on Friday night said that his client has asked the UFC to be released from her contract.

UFC vs. Strikeforce Continues with Francis ...

Feb 09, 2013NoNo Comments1672 Views

The UFC on Fox 7 fight card has grown with the addition of middleweight bout between Francis Carmont and Strikeforce import Lorenz Larkin.

Ryan Couture

Ryan Couture Steps Out of His Father’...

Feb 09, 2013NoNo Comments895 Views

Ryan CoutureRyan Couture finally pulls the spotlight away from his UFC Hall of Fame father, as UFC U.K. officials on Saturday announced his Octagon debut.

Manny Gamburyan Forced Out of UFC 157; Chad...

Feb 08, 2013NoNo Comments2068 Views

Manny Gamburyan has been forced out of his UFC 157 bout with Chad Mendes due to injury.

UFC on Fox 7’s UFC vs. Strikeforce Th...

Feb 07, 2013NoNo Comments1395 Views

Keeping with the Strikeforce transfer theme, the UFC on Fox 7 undercard will feature the debuts of Strikeforce imports Roger Bowling and Jorge Masvidal.

Bantamweights Brad Pickett and Mike Easton ...

Feb 07, 2013NoNo Comments1445 Views

The UFC is working hard and heavy this week on fleshing out its upcoming fight cards. The latest addition is a battle between bantamweight powerhouses

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UFC on Fox 7 Gets TUF Smashes Winner Norman...

Feb 07, 2013NoNo Comments1383 Views

The UFC on Fox 7 fight card continues to grow with the addition of TUF The Smashes lightweight winner Norman Parke stepping into the Octagon

It Wasn’t Vitor Belfort; Thiago Tavar...

Feb 06, 2013NoNo Comments2943 Views

Thiago Tavares tested positive for steroids following the recent UFC on FX 7. Despite rumors to the contrary, Vitor Belfort's drug test came back negative,

Cain Velasquez UFC 155 backstage pass

UFC Champ Cain Velasquez Doesn’t Know...

Feb 06, 2013NoNo Comments1510 Views

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez doesn't know yet whom his next opponent will be, but he is certain of one thing, it won't be teammate

Ryan Couture

Amidst Firestorm of Controversy, Randy Cout...

Feb 05, 2013NoNo Comments1561 Views

Dana White and Randy Couture don't see eye to eye on much these days, but they both appear to be trying to keep Ryan Couture

Carpe Diem! Anthony Pettis Granted Shot at ...

Feb 05, 2013NoNo Comments1223 Views

Ask and ye shall receive. That’s what Anthony Pettis did – he asked for a chance to drop to featherweight and challenge Jose Aldo for

UFC President Vehemently Denies Rumors that...

Feb 03, 2013NoNo Comments1287 Views

There have been numerous rumors over the past couple of days that Vitor Belfort failed his recent drug test in Brazil. UFC president Dana White

Has Cris Cyborg Made an Offer that Ronda Ro...

Feb 01, 2013NoNo Comments2952 Views

Cris Cyborg Santos unleashed a fiery tirade targeted at Dana White and Ronda Rousey, but it came with an offer, an offer that could eventually

UFC 159 Co-Main Event Features Michael Bisp...

Jan 30, 2013NoNo Comments891 Views

Two men than were both zeroing in on a shot at UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will now instead face each other in the co-main

Rampage Jackson Resolute in Leaving the UFC...

Jan 30, 2013NoNo Comments1586 Views

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson appears resolute in leaving the Octagon behind. It may take some time, however, as the UFC retains a matching rights for a

Let’s Make a Deal: UFC Open to Bringi...

Jan 29, 2013NoNo Comments790 Views

While most of Strikeforce's top talent has already made the move to the UFC, Josh Barnett remains the most prominent fighter not yet making his

Randy Couture

Randy Couture Signs Partnership with Spike,...

Jan 29, 2013NoNo Comments1715 Views

Former multiple-division UFC champion Randy Couture has signed a new partnership agreement with Spike TV that includes a role as a coach on the upcoming

TJ Grant Rocketing Up UFC Lightweight Ranks...

Jan 28, 2013NoNo Comments1522 Views

TJ Grant has been riding a rocket ship since making the move to lightweight. He now believes he's ready, and UFC president Dana White agrees,

Glover Teixeira Not Worried About Being No....

Jan 27, 2013NoNo Comments1257 Views

Glover Teixeira is quickly laying down roots in the Octagon, but he is in no rush to claim a shot at Jon Jones... at least,

Rampage Jackson Insists He’s Not Done...

Jan 27, 2013NoNo Comments1292 Views

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson may have fought his last fight for the UFC on Saturday night, but he insists he's not done with MMA, resigned to

UFC on Fox 6 Fighter Bonuses: Anthony Petti...

Jan 26, 2013NoNo Comments1531 Views

Anthony Pettis led the charge for a cadre of fighters that earned $50,000 fighter bonuses for each of their UFC on Fox 6 post-fight honors.

UFC on Fox 6 Results: Anthony Pettis States...

Jan 26, 2013NoNo Comments1035 Views

Former WEC champion Anthony Pettis more than made his case for a shot at the UFC lightweight title, crushing Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone with a first-round

Eddie Alvarez Dream 5

Eddie Alvarez Left in Limbo; Preliminary In...

Jan 26, 2013NoNo Comments940 Views

Former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez will continue fighting, although the fight is going to get uglier and remain outside of the cage for the foreseeable

Bellator 86 Sees a Drop in Week-to-Week TV ...

Jan 25, 2013NoNo Comments1020 Views

The first Bellator MMA broadcast on Spike set a TV ratings record for the promotion, notching in at an average of 938,000 viewers. Bellator 86

Anderson Silva May Return this Spring, but ...

Jan 25, 2013NoNo Comments965 Views

We now know that Anderson Silva is expected to return to the Octagon this spring, but the question now is: whom does Anderson Silva fight

Matt Hughes Officially Retires; Accepts New...

Jan 24, 2013NoNo Comments1744 Views

Everybody knew it was coming, but on Thursday UFC president Dana White made official the retirement of former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes.

Visions of a Champion: Does the Winner of A...

Jan 24, 2013NoNo Comments1043 Views

Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone each dreams of wearing UFC gold around his waist, but does the winner of their UFC on Fox 6 showdown